The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Northampton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.57% 5.23% 5.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 38.10% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
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£280 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £320 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
39 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.57% 13.73% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 23
Average daily rate £331 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) C#
3 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
4 16 (38.10%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.95%) Windows
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (23.81%) XML
9 9 (21.43%) MVC
9 9 (21.43%) WCF
9 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 7 (16.67%) SOA
11 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 6 (14.29%) Java
12 6 (14.29%) J2EE
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 6 (14.29%) JUnit
12 6 (14.29%) JSP
12 6 (14.29%) Servlets
12 6 (14.29%) Struts
12 6 (14.29%) Sun Certification
12 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
12 6 (14.29%) Sun
12 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 6 (14.29%) Spring

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) DNN
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Agresso
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.90%) DTS
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) MS Access
8 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Moq
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Report Developer
6 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.81%) XML
4 9 (21.43%) WCF
5 6 (14.29%) AppFabric
5 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 6 (14.29%) Spring
5 6 (14.29%) J2EE
5 6 (14.29%) JSP
5 6 (14.29%) Servlets
5 6 (14.29%) Struts
6 4 (9.52%) EJB
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) HTML
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.14%) HTML5
8 2 (4.76%) Web Services
8 2 (4.76%) LINQ
9 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) RIA
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) MVC
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) SOA
2 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
5 2 (4.76%) Logistics
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) E-Procurement
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Scrum
6 1 (2.38%) Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) TDD
6 1 (2.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) VBA
6 2 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MCTS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
1 6 (14.29%) Sun
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy